Additional step for kernel 2. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. So these devices will just work out of the box. First i checked whether i have the driver using the ifconfig command and it shows the wireless lan driver as wlan0. First and the most important bit is undoing all that you have done so far

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However, if you are sure that you really need MadWifi for a good reason and know what you are doing, the MadWifi reference edition might be your best bet.

Join Date Mar Beans If you are using Breezy, you probably should use gcc 3. Add the following line: The atheros driver that comes with Breezy is part of the restricted-modules package.

Use Jockey to select atehros driver or the other. Madwifi-ng Compile This howto will install the latest svn snapshot of the madwifi-ng driver for pci devices based on the atheros chipset. Just configure your network and connect.

Compile -ng release-specific notes 4. On wicd it’s the first option when you go into Preferences. Your madwifi will come back to life.


One more reason for my windows disks to start collecting dust. Connect to wired network and install build-essential sudo apt-get install build-essential 1.

1. Checking For Atheros Chipsets

More information on debugging problems on its installation can atyeros found here: You could try the madwifi driver. If you need to use a module in this package then you will also have to recompile and install that module also. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. You could try installing LBM: How to install Madwifi in Jaunty for Atheros card in Dell Vostro hi, after following these steps, my wlan0 stopped working.

August 15th, 1. But lo my wireless died again this time. I have an Atheros AR in my laptop and I have been totally unable to connect to some specific wifi access point models. You might probably find this case on a file named “madwifi”.

– Atheros wireless not working – Ask Ubuntu

Please give it a try. All config files need. Sign up using Facebook. I just adopted Linux yesterday after 12 years of windows and I was able to do this, very simple and elegant at the same time. Needs Expansion This article is incomplete, and needs to be expanded. Powered by Trac 0. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Where can I get a current version of the MadWifi driver? If the version that ships with Ubuntu works for you, it’s best to stick with atheroa, but some people benefit from a more recent build.

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Well i tried my luck by using this method. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

Donation from Anne van Kesteren. If anyone would like to know as to what drivers i am using this is the output.